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Sao Vicente Santo Antao Guide

Explore Santo Antao & Sao Vicente Like a Local!

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Sao Vicente & Santo Antao Insider Travel Guide

All hidden gems revealed!

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  • The guide that reveals secret places in Santo Antao & Sao Vicente
  • Learn how to explore the islands from a local’s perspective.
  • Hidden gems revealed for every island
  • Over 170 pages
  • Handy .pdf format
  • Newly updated in December 2023

10% of every sale will be donated to “Cap-Vert Espoir et Développement” NGO

Insider Travel Tips

Insider tips to save time and money. Avoid crowds and trouble spots. Learn how to get around in Cape Verde like a local.

Hiking, Food & beaches

How to make the most of your stay in Santo Antao & Sao Vicente with this in-depth guide.

Cultural Insights​

Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience. First-hand information after living months in Santo Antao & Sao Vicente.

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I share tips that most guides don’t

Get safety tips for Sao Vicente & Santo Antao so you can travel in comfort and peace. Get my top list of things to do on both islands so you don’t miss a thing.

All info was researched first-hand after living in Cape Verde. Including secret places and local tips. 

This 170-page guide is continuously updated.

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 Useful Travel Information about Cape Verde
All you need to know about Cape Verde visa, how to get around between islands, which SIM cards to buy, health and safety tips for Cape Verde. 

Including how to save money when traveling from island to island. 
 Highlights of both islands
A general overview of the best things to do on Santo Antao & Sao Vicente. 

Perfect if you are limited in time or you’re still wondering what’s the best itinerary in Cape Verde.
 In-Depth Guide: The Best Cape Verde Islands for Hiking & Culture
All you need to know about Santo Antao & Sao Vicente. Learn how to find the best spots to escape the crowds. 

All lessons learned and discoveries from my stay in Cape Verde: the best places to eat, photography spots and how to find the most secluded beaches.

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100% Honest Reviews

With a penchant for authentic experiences and small, independent businesses, I give you my honest opinion about tourism in Cape Verde and how you can support the local community.

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 In-Depth Chapter: Hiking in Santo Antao
All you need to know about hiking in Santo Antao. Where to start your hike and what are the best hikes to do if you're short in time.

Every trail comes with detailed how-to instructions. Of course, I’ll share with you the best places to stay and where to taste the best Cape Verdean food.
 In-Depth Section: Culture & nightlife in Sao Vicente
Prepare your trip to the beautiful islands of Sao Vicente. 

With a selection of the best places to listen to Cape Verdean music, eat traditional food and learn about Cabo Verde’s rich history.

Learn about the best beaches in Sao Vicente and how to find the best hiking trails on the island. Includes in-depth guides for Mindelo and its nightlife.

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And Much More:

  • Colorful images
  • Insider tips to get around like a local
  • Hidden gems that only locals know
  • Cultural insights into Cape Verdean culture
 Where to eat, best hotels & ready-made itineraries
Want to eat where the locals do? This guide has a selection of the best restaurants on each town. 

Learn about the best places to stay for a memorable stay and enjoy ready-made itineraries.
 Sustainable Travel Tips: Small, Independent Businesses in Cape Verde
Do you want to make a real difference when traveling but you don’t know how? 

Independent businesses can be hard to find in Cape Verde as they lack the financial resources to promote their businesses. However, it’s here where you’ll make the most genuine encounters. 
And where your purchase can make a difference.

After months of research, I share with you some of the most valuable, local businesses in Santo Antao & Sao Vicente.
 Useful Phrases in Cape Verde Creole
A selection of the most useful expressions and typical phrases in Cape Verde creole. It has never been easier to mingle with locals!

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About the Author

Hi, I’m Paulina and I wrote this guide. I visited Cabo Verde for the first time in 2016 and haven’t stopped returning to the islands since then.

I’ve been writing articles on my site PaulinaOnTheRoad.com. There are some really great things I saw in Cabo Verde that I can’t wait to share with you.

I do all of this in this Insider Travel Guide.

Make sure to check Chapter 10 about local food! #yum

What others say about the “Santo Antao & Sao Vicente Insider Travel Guide”:

“The “Sao Vicente & Santo Antao Insider Travel Guide” proved invaluable for my recent trip.

From hidden gems to local hotspots, the guide led me to breathtaking landscapes and authentic experiences.

The detailed insights and practical tips ensured a seamless and enriching journey. A must-have for anyone seeking to explore these islands beyond the typical tourist path!”

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Manuel R.

Adventurer

“This guide was a game-changer for my island adventure!

It uncovered lesser-known wonders and provided a cultural context that enriched my travel experience. The recommendations for local cuisine and off-the-beaten-path trails were spot-on.

Thanks to this guide, I felt like a true insider, discovering the essence of Sao Vicente and Santo Antao. Highly recommended!”

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Kevin L.

Backpacker

“As a first-time visitor, the Travel Guide was my go-to resource. The detailed maps, practical tips, and cultural insights helped me easily navigate the islands.

I particularly appreciated the recommendations for accommodations and transportation, which saved me time and enhanced my overall experience.”​

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Laura W.

First-time visitor

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes you an expert on Cape Verde?

I stayed in Cape Verde all together for one year and visited every island.

I stayed on Santo Antao & Sao Vicente for more than 2 months and have been continuously returning.

As I stayed longer, I had enough time to research the information shared in this guide.

I also visited the islands with a press trip, taking me to small, local businesses on every island. Thus, I know where to get the best homemade cheese on every island.

Does it help me to save money?

Oh yes! When I traveled to Cape Verde for the first time, I spent too much money in the wrong places.

This guide will take you to hidden restaurants and small, cozy hotels where you’ll get the best value for your money.

How frequently do you update this?

I update this guide 1-2 times per year.

However I am in constant contact with my readers & locals and as soon as I receive updates, I’ll immediately update this guide.

What makes this Cabo Verde guide special?

This is one of the only travel guides about Santo Antao & Sao Vicente in English. All of the information included in this guide is from my firsthand experience.

On top, I created a dedicated section for small businesses on every Cape Verde island that are often hard to find.

How will this save me time?

No need to crawl the internet for hours about when and where to find ferry departures between islands.

Skip the tourist-trap restaurant and enjoy authentic, local dining experiences.

All the tips in this guide will help you make the most of your holiday in Cabo Verde.

How do I get my e-book after payment?

After payment, you get a mail containing a link to download your “Sao Vicente & Santo Antao Insider Travel Guide”. Click the link and download the document in .pdf format. Ready!

Please make sure to check your spam folder too! Sometimes they’re greedy 🙂


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